Category Archives: Other Nobles

Princess Alix de Ligne and Count Guillaume de Dampierre Marry in Beloeil

  June 18, 2016 at 7:14 pm by

Princess Alix de Ligne and Count Guillaume de Dampierre were married today at the church of Saint-Pierre in Beloeil, Belgium, the home of the de Ligne’s family castle. Wedding of Princess Alix de Ligne & Count Guillaume de Dampierre #chaeaubeloeil #Ligne #royalwedding #royals pic.twitter.com/AgazR4Cl8E — Albert Nieboer (@Royaleurope) June 18, 2016 In attendance, aside from the bride and groom’s immediate families, were Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Theresa … Continue reading

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200th Anniversary of Waterloo Commemorations Begin in Belgium

  June 17, 2015 at 6:56 pm by

Commemorations marking the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo begun today in Belgium, where King Philippe and Queen Mathilde hosted a dinner for the descendants of the battle’s main commanders. Attending were Prince Jean-Christoph Napoleon, the Marquess and Marchioness of Douro, Prince Nicolaus Blücher and his son and daughter-in-law, Prince Pieter-Christiaan of the Netherlands, and Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg. View image | gettyimages.com Earlier in the day, … Continue reading

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de Limburg-Stirum-von Neipperg Wedding Takes Place in Saint-Émilion

  May 24, 2015 at 11:21 am by

A very noble wedding took place in the south-western French town of Saint-Émilion yesterday, when Count Philippe de Limburg-Stirum married Countess Caroline von Neipperg. The bride, who is the daughter of Count Stephan von Neipperg and his wife Sigweis, arrived to the church on her father’s arm, accompanied by ten bridal children wearing matching white outfits with red sashes. Caroline wore a simple a-line wedding gown with a lace overlay over … Continue reading

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French Aristocrat Michèle de Castelbajac Found Murdered

  November 15, 2014 at 4:34 am by

On October 12, Vicomtesse Michèle de Castelbajac, a French aristocrat, was murdered at her home, the Château de Caumont. She was seventy-eight years old. It is believed that the Vicomtesse was murdered by a young man aged twenty-eight from the Lot-et-Garonne area of France. When the police were alerted of the Vicomtesse’s murder, her skull had been cracked and she was found lying in a pool of blood at her … Continue reading

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Two Christenings Within the Non-Reigning Royalty of Europe

  September 27, 2014 at 6:47 am by

Last week, the christenings of Princess Katharina of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Princess Athénaïs de Ligne de la Trémoïlle took place. Little Princess Katharina was born on 30 April 2014 to Prince Hubertus and Princess Kelly of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. She was christened on 20 September 2014 and her godparents are Hereditary Prince Ernst-August of Hanover, Prince Konstantin of Bulgaria, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden (Victoria’s sister Madeleine is a … Continue reading

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Second Child for Prince Edouard and Princess Isabella de Ligne

  May 16, 2014 at 6:43 am by

On 9 May 2014, Princess Isabella de Ligne and her husband Prince Edouard welcomed their second child, a girl. The little princess was named Athénaïs, and her full name is Athénaïs Allegra Isabella. She bears the title of HH Princess Athénaïs de Ligne de la Trémoïlle. She joins her elder sister, Princess Althea, who was born in 2010. Princess Isabella, then known as Isabella Orsini, married Prince Edouard de Ligne civilly on … Continue reading

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The Duchess of Braganza Presents the Order of St Isabel to European Royals

  October 27, 2012 at 7:36 pm by

On October 27, the Duchess of Braganza conferred the Order of Saint Isabel upon several European royal ladies in recognition of their philanthropic work. Those honoured were Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Crown Princess Margarita of Romania, Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein, Princess Christine of Orleans-Braganza ( née Princess de Ligne, wife of Prince Antonio of Orleans-Braganza) and Princess Eleanora of Ligne (née Princess of Orleans-Braganza and Wittelsbach, wife of Michel, … Continue reading

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